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Archive - Sep 30, 2009

Death of Hampstead woman investigated as homicide

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Autopsy results of the Hampstead woman found dead in her home show she was sexually assaulted. Fifty-two-year-old Beverly Moore was found dead in the bathtub of her home, on Sloop Point Road, Sunday night. Full story...
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Racine Commons recovers from Tuesday fire

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videoAround 7:00 Tuesday night, firefighters responded to a fire at the Racine Commons shopping center. The fire started at Double Pearl Nails and Spa. Full story...
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Sheriff Ingram answers questions about missing inmate

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videoA WWAY exclusive interview with Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram answered questions as to how one jail inmate was mistakenly released on Sunday. This mix-up has led to an internal investigation of the detention officer, as well as another investigation looking another inmate's involvement in the escape. Full story...
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UNCW hosts Teachers of Tomorrow

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Our future education leaders got a taste of what's to come. UNCW was host Wednesday to Teachers of Tomorrow. Full story...
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Confiscated contraband destroyed by NHC Sheriff's Department

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The New Hanover County's Sheriff's Department spent the morning sifting through piles of contraband confiscated at the courthouse. Full story...
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CFCC staff, faculty raise $76,000 for students in need

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It was a celebration of faculty and staff at Cape Fear Community College Wednesday. As part of the College Fund Drive, faculty and staff raised a record $76,000 dollars to help students in need. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach lifeguards step down from stands

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videoLifeguards typically patrol our area beaches from Memorial Day to Labor Day because that is the busiest time of year. Wrightsville Beach lifeguards stayed a little longer this year, but Wednesday they are stepping down from the stands. Full story...
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Charges filed in Southport

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Department has charged the alleged Southport burglar. Seventeen-year-old William Earl Hewett was arrested late Tuesday afternoon after deputies say he stole two cars, and attempted to break into more than one business. Full story...
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New laws that could impact you come October 1st

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videoFrom standardizing wild boar hunting season to truth in advertising musical performances; 95 new state laws go into effect as October starts Thursday. WWAY political reporter Kevin Wuzzardo takes a look at some of the new regulations that could impact you. Full story...
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NC county to end service on 'Tail of the Dragon'

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Motorcyclists in western North Carolina should take note. Beginning next year, emergency help on the Swain County part of the route known as the "Tail of the Dragon" may take longer to arrive. Full story...
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NC moves prisoners as state closes facilities

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The state Correction Department is moving about 950 prisoners as North Carolina's budget problems force it to close seven minimum-security prisons. Full story...
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NC-based gardening, cooking show to air in 2010

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Production has begun on a North Carolina-based television show about gardening, cooking and entertaining, Southern style. Full story...
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NC judge refused to release police shooting tape

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A North Carolina judge has refused to release the police video of a shooting that killed a University of North Carolina student. Full story...
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Justice in Motion hosts dinner to thank local law enforcement

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There was a big thank you to local the law enforcement Tuesday night. Justice in Motion hosted an appreciation dinner at the Hilton Riverside in downtown Wilmington. The goal is to celebrate the efforts of the men and women who keep our streets safe, especially when it comes to drunk driving. Full story...
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Brunswick Community Hospital places restriction on visitors

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Brunswick Community Hospital is changing visitation rules starting Thursday as a precaution against the spread of the flu, including H1N1. Full story...
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